If you’ve been thinking about taking a trip to Mexico, make sure you check out Loreto, on Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula

This is known as Baja California Sur’s first human settlement, and at times you may feel like you’ve stepped into the past, or onto a movie set. If you’re looking for a chance to get away from it all and take in some beautiful natural wonders and wildlife, you will find the laid back lifestyle you’re looking for here. With whale watching, snorkeling, fishing, kayaking, and undersea wildlife tours, you will also find the area is not lacking when it comes to things to do in the great outdoors. Check out vacation rentals from the experts in property management and discover this beautiful area for yourself.

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Learn About Local History

Take a trip to the region’s past and visit some historical Misión churches. The Misión de Nuestra Señora de Loreto Conchó can be visited in the downtown area and is not to be missed. It was established in 1697, although the lack of access to water proved problematic in terms of agriculture. Though the mission was closed in 1820, it can still be visited today and is a popular tourist destination. Nearby Misión San Francisco Javier de Viggé-Biaund is also a popular destination for tourists who want to learn about the area’s history. This mission was dedicated in 1899 after the Jesuits discovered that Misión de Nuestra Señora de Loreto Conchó couldn’t sustain itself agriculturally in the long term. Though it was deserted in 1817, now it has been restored by Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History and offers a beautiful interior for exploration.

Stroll Along The Malecon

While you’re in the area, take some time to visit the Malecon and take a stroll. This is a strip road along the beach that offers amazing views and great chances to people watch and simply take in the local atmosphere. You’ll find many eateries where you can sit outside, and this is a great place to catch a sunrise or sunset, or even both! The town is known for offering a wide variety of options for delicious food that is also fairly affordable, so this is the perfect opportunity to indulge in some delicious local flavors.

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Peaceful And Laid Back

A seven hour drive from nearby Cabo San Lucas, you’ll find this is another world entirely. This is not a resort town, but is the perfect destination if you’re looking to relax and take in some local culture. If you’re more interested in having a quiet drink while watching the sunset from the pier instead of dealing with hordes of drunk tourists, you’ve come to the right place. Being further away from the resort areas also offers the benefit of being more affordable than many of Mexico’s other resort towns, so make sure to take advantage and indulge in everything this picturesque town has to offer.

Whale And Dolphin Watching

If you’re visiting, dolphin and whale watching should be high on your list of things to do. If you’re looking for a boat tour to venture out onto the water and discover some amazing marine life, you will find a wide variety of options. In the spring you can catch a view of one of the largest and most magnificent creatures on the planet, the blue whale. Spotted dolphins, humpback whales, fin whales, rays, and sea turtles are other examples of some examples of the exciting sea life you’ll be able to see in the National Marine Park. You can even take to the water in a glass bottom boat, where you can witness the majestic beauty of its undersea world without ever having to get wet at all.

Take A Mule Ride

If you’re looking for an authentic Mexican experience, be sure to take a mule ride. With a variety of options to suit your schedule, you can ride a mule through the local area’s cactus valleys and learn about the ranchero lifestyle and history, as well as meet some locals. Taking a trip out into the desert and mountain regions will give you a chance to take in the natural splendor of the local area.

World Class Fishing

This is a perfect destination if you’re looking to do some fishing. It has kept up its reputation as a traditional fishing village throughout the years and is a popular destination as a result. If you’re looking for fish that are challenging to catch as well as delicious, you’ll be happy to know the area is known for its dorado and yellowtail fish. With the beautiful calm sea and an incredible mountainous backdrop, you’ll wonder why the area isn’t as packed with tourists as some of Mexico’s other destinations.